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  • After big miss, will activists circle Amazon? Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 2:40 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos discusses the Fire smartphone at a news conference in Seattle, June 18, 2014.

    Any underperforming company can come under attack from an activist investor. Hedge funds ponder whether Amazon will be targeted next.

  • Harvard Business ranks top CEOs  Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Harvard Business review Dan McGinn provides the basis behind ranking the top global CEOs.

  • Hey Amazon, where's the profit?  Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    We've seen some "misdirected" spending, says Scott Tilghman, B. Riley & Company analyst, discussing Amazon's earnings miss and Jeff Bezo's spending strategy.

  • Amazon spends and grows, but still wants for money Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:59 AM ET
    Fire smartphone by Amazon.com

    While it might not make a profit next quarter, Amazon is barreling ahead in its quest to dominate people's spending. The NYT reports.

  • Google's Schmidt watches Amazon most  Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt says Amazon's search proficiency takes eyeballs away from their platform. CNBC's Jim Cramer and David Faber discuss if Amazon is a significant threat to Google.

  • Oct 9- Amazon.com Inc, the online juggernaut whose rapid expansion helped derail many a brick-and-mortar retail chain, may soon open its first physical store, at a prime site in Midtown Manhattan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon plans to open its first full-fledged store across from the Empire State Building, at 7 West 34th Street, the Journal...

  • Bezos' Post strategy: Give it away on Kindle Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    Under its new owner Jeff Bezos, the Washington Post will go national via a new Kindle app, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.

  • Amazon & Alibaba: Emerging rivalry?  Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Zillow co-founder Richard Barton; Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO; and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss comments Jeff Bezos made about competition with Alibaba.

  • Can billionaires save the American newspaper? Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Billionaires Buffett, Bezos and Henry are hoping to save the newspaper industry through a mix of civic pride and digital innovation.

  • Special Ops grill bitcoin for its terror fight Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    The U.S. military hosted a meeting Monday to find out if so-called cryptocurrencies are being used by U.S. adversaries around the world.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 24- Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley- based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected "smart" home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- The U.S. drive to end its reliance on Russian rocket motors got a boost this week when Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos unveiled a new engine project, but officials and industry insiders say it will take years and hundreds of millions of dollars to develop a locally built alternative.

  • The IPO, which vaulted Alibaba founder Jack Ma into the ranks of tech billionaires like Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, sets the stage for the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut to expand in the United States, Europe and Asia. Alibaba's closed price of $93.98 gave the company a market cap of $231 billion.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance to get in on what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history and profit from China's growing middle class.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares are expected to surge in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than hoped lined up orders to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history.

  • Sept 18- Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end of the expected range, raising $21.8 billion on Thursday. "I'd put them in a class of Facebook and Google with the scale they have, growth prospects and profitability," said Scot Wingo, CEO of e-commerce software provider ChannelAdvisor.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Forget striving for a well-rounded resume. According to a new book from Peter Thiel, the investor and PayPal co-founder, well-roundedness amounts to "many-sided mediocrity."

  • NEW YORK, Sept 17- Amazon.com Inc ramped up its push into hardware on Wednesday with the debut of six new or upgraded devices, including a high-end $199 e-reader called the Kindle Voyage and its cheapest-ever touch-screen tablet. Amazon also upgraded its 7- inch and 8.9 inch Fire tablets.